Letter – Martin Morrison to Anthony Hopper – 12 Jan 1808

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jan 1808
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Anthony Hopper
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Brownley Hill							Newcastle 12 January 1808

Lead Company – directed to Ant[hon]y Hopper Esq Newcastle


I am informed that you have been repeatedly applied to for payment of Ore wrought past the <Bounder> Ditch into the Manor of Hexham, without effect. It becomes my duty on behalf of T R Beaumont Esq to request that you will not delay any longer making the necessary satisfaction for which purpose I enclose a copy of the Report made by Mr Thomas Dodd Matthew Fairless and Joseph Dickenson and I am etc MM

February 26th 1786 upon viewing the North End of Moss Cross Vein in the great Limestone wrought by Brownley Hill Company three fathoms past the Bounder Ditch into the Manor of Hexham. We all agree and are of opinion that not less than 90 Bings of Ore have been raised in Sir Thomas Blacketts’ Liberty and taken away by the above named Company – 

					Signed		Tho[mas] Dodd

							Matt[he]w Fairless

							Jo[seph] Dickinson    

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467